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What to Watch: Our Fire Still Burns

What to Watch: Our Fire Still Burns

The stories shared in Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience are powerful, startling, despairing and inspiring. They reflect an American history fraught with the systematic destruction of a people.

Yet, amidst the debris of suffering and trauma, there is resilience and a profound remembering and healing taking place today, which will also benefit the next Seven Generations.

What to Watch: The Medicine Game

What to Watch: The Medicine Game

"There are two times of the year that stir the blood. In the fall for the hunt, and now for lacrosse." -Esteemed Elder Oren Lyons, Jr. (Onondaga/Seneca) Two brothers from the Onondaga Nation pursue their dreams of playing lacrosse for national powerhouse Syracuse University. The obstacles in their way are frequent and daunting, but their love for the game, each other, and their family's unyielding determination propels these youth towards their dream.

What to Watch: Injunuity

What to Watch: Injunuity

A documentary film using interviews and archival footage to show the vital role a small group of Navajo Marines played in the Pacific during World War II. Includes 1940s archival footage of Navajo life as well as scenes of World War II. Featured are interviews with Navajo Chairman Peter MacDonald, artist and scholar Carl Gorman, and Taos artist R.C. Gorman. Received a special Presidential commendation by Ronald Reagan. Produced by Tom McCarthy in 1998.

What to Watch: Navajo Code Talkers

What to Watch: Navajo Code Talkers

A documentary film using interviews and archival footage to show the vital role a small group of Navajo Marines played in the Pacific during World War II. Includes 1940s archival footage of Navajo life as well as scenes of World War II. Featured are interviews with Navajo Chairman Peter MacDonald, artist and scholar Carl Gorman, and Taos artist R.C. Gorman. Received a special Presidential commendation by Ronald Reagan. Produced by Tom McCarthy in 1998.